What qualifications do you need to do a PGCE?
Entry Requirements – PGCE
- Proof of graduation.
- Evidence of GCSE at grade C (level 4) or above in English and mathematics.
- Completion of an occupational health questionnaire.
- Satisfactory completion of relevant background checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
- Financial declaration.
Why do a PGCE at UCL?
Students on the Primary PGCE programme benefit enormously from the complementary skills and expertise of staff in partnership schools and at IOE. The schools offer placements for teaching experience, and their teachers serve as tutors, mentors and joint assessors for our student teachers.
How do I apply for PGCE UCL?
Applications for PGCE Primary, Secondary and Further Education programmes are made via DfE Apply. When applying for one of our programmes search ‘UCL’ in the ‘choose a course’ section of your application or enter the training provider code U80.
How do I get a PGCE or QTS?
To gain your Qualified Teacher Status, you need to demonstrate that you meet the Teachers’ Standards, as set out by the government. This is assessed through observations and written evidence. With most training providers, you’ll complete a nine-month or year-long course in order to gain QTS at the end of it.
How do I become a teacher without PGCE?
You will need to have completed a degree of level 2.2 or above to achieve QTS. If you haven’t completed a degree to a level 2.2 or above and still wish to teach, you can obtain QTLS status and teach in the post-14 education sector by earning a Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training or equivalent qualification.
Can I be a teacher with PGCE?
A PGCE combines substantial school placements with studying the theory behind teaching and learning. PGCE courses can either be university or school-led and the majority of programmes lead to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), making you eligible to teach in a variety of countries.
Can you start a PGCE in January?
Do any PGCE courses start in January? Rarely, you might find a PGCE course that starts in January. Bath Spa University, for example, has part-time PGCE courses which begin in January and finish in May of the following year.
How do I apply for a PGCE UK?
- You’ll need to hold an undergraduate degree awarded by a UK higher education provider, or a recognised equivalent qualification.
- You’ll need to have achieved a standard equivalent to grade C/4, or above, in the GCSE examinations in English and mathematics.
What qualifications do I need to be a history teacher UK?
At the very least, strong GCSE and A-Level results in History would be helpful. Additionally, GCSEs in English and Maths at Grade C or above are a base requirement in the UK, although sometimes exceptions can be made with sufficient evidence of competency.
Can I do QTS without PGCE?
You don’t need a PGCE qualification to teach in England, although you may find it useful later on if, for example, you want to teach in another country, or go on to complete a master’s degree.